Employment Opportunities for Economists

The Division's Economic Analysis Group (EAG) conducts sophisticated economic analyses of particular industries and markets, both regulated and nonregulated, to evaluate the competitive implications of proposed mergers, assess proposed regulations and legislation, evaluate allegations of anticompetitive behavior, and provide expert support in antitrust litigation. Relevant research is encouraged, and EAG economists regularly publish in peer-reviewed economic journals.

To apply, new or senior Ph.D. economists must submit a curriculum vita, three letters of recommendation, a research paper, and a copy of a current graduate school transcript to atr.eag@usdoj.gov.

Although electronic submissions are preferred, hardcopy submissions may be sent to:

Deputy Assistant Attorney General for Economic Analysis
U.S. Department of Justice
600 E Street NW, Suite 10000
Washington, DC 20530

Please indicate whether you are applying for a permanent or visiting (one-year) position.

The Department of Justice, Antitrust Division is an equal opportunity employer. Diversity is encouraged. It is the policy of the Department of Justice to achieve a drug-free workplace and persons selected are required to pass a urinalysis test to screen for illegal drug use prior to a final appointment. Applicants must be U.S. citizens.

Updated June 29, 2015